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Durban residents want answers after refinery emission

People living near the refinery were subjected to two hours of dirty smoke from the refinery, the South Durban Environmental Alliance said on Saturday.

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Blast rocks Durban’s Engen refinery

Residents are being evacuated as firefighters battle to control the blaze

Man injured after detonating bomb In Beijing airport

A man in a wheelchair who has detonated an explosive in Beijing airport, hurt himself and sent smoke billowing through parts of the airport.

Fertiliser plant explosion leaves 15 dead in Texas

An explosion which tore through a fertiliser plant in a small Texas town has killed 15 people and injured more than 160.

Fertiliser plant’s explosion injures hundreds in Texas

Hundreds of people are likely to have been injured in a fiery explosion at a fertiliser plant in Texas, US, say authorities.

Two dead, many injured in Boston Marathon blasts

Two explosions struck the Boston Marathon as runners crossed the finish line, witnesses say, leaving at least 20 injured and two dead.

Death toll in Kenya pipeline explosion increases

The death toll from a gasoline pipeline explosion in the Kenyan capital has risen to 87 and the Kenyan government has declared two days of mourning.

Six killed, 38 hurt in China cafe blast

At least six people were killed and 38 injured when an explosion hit an internet cafe in southwest China on Saturday evening, state media reported.

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